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Powderkeg Cottage - a lovely 3 bedroom waterfront townhouse

A lovely 3 bedroom waterside cottage
17 reviews
A lovely 3 bedroom waterside cottage
With fantastic views over the harbour
Sleeping 5 + 2
2 double bedrooms with 5ft kingsize beds that can split to create 2 singles
Plus one pretty single bedroom with all linen and towels provided
Tastefully furnished throughout
1 bathroom and 1 en suite shower room
Spacious 1st floor lounge with balcony
With swivel recliners overlooking the water
Sit and watch the boats go by
Ground floor kitchen/diner
With soft seating if required
Comfortable dining for up to 6
With great views over the patio
Overlooking the harbour beyond
Interesting walks along the harbour foreshore
Bring your dog, the property is pet friendly
Fantastic views over the harbour at sunrise
During the day
And even at night time
Close to nearby marinas
3 local family beaches
The Alver Valley Country Park, a 5 minute drive from the property
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Gosport, Hampshire, England
Powderkeg Cottage is one of two lovely, self catering Townhouse Cottages in the coastal town of Gosport in Hampshire sat right on the foreshore of the Historic Portsmouth Harbour with panoramic sea views over the harbour and Portsdown Hill beyond.

Set over 3 floors this beautifully furnished property enjoys wonderful sea views from its master bedroom, lounge, kitchen diner, 2 balconies and patio garden, The property boasts 3 bedrooms sleeping 5+2 and can also be rented along with its adjoining Gunpowder Cottage sleeping up to 6+2 to allow group bookings of up to 11+4 and is located in a peaceful location with off road parking.

As the names suggest the cottages were formally part of the Royal Navy's Armouries used to store explosives and were recently converted into beautiful holiday homes with Powderkeg Cottage being furnished to...
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About the Manager, Complete Holiday Homes (Property Manager Complete Holiday Homes)
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 170 reviews and 11 properties
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English first
Reviewed 11 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Karen F
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Level Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Really lovely property in Gosport with big picture windows on all 3 levels overlooking the Harbour. Shop 4 minutes walk away with a good takeaway. Pub 5 minutes walk along the waterfront. Nearby - Explosion museum - Perfect for a family visit. Really a much better stay than I was expecting. House nicely furnished & equipped, good heating, plenty of...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
110 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
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Powderkeg Cottage - The best equipped and most comfortable home we have stayed in. Beautifully clean and it met all our needs. We came for a week to visit family and friends before Christmas, so did not do much sightseeing. We loved the ever changing views from the balconies and garden. Our visitors were very envious :-) and the kitchen...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
The prices advertised are for up to 5 people over 3 bedrooms in a large 5ft king size bed within the 2 double bedrooms and a single bed within the 3rd single bedroom, plus we can...
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25 Jul 2017
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5 nights
4 Sep 2017 -
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About the neighbourhood
Set in the southern coastal town of Gosport, Hampshire the property is within close proximity to 3 nearby beaches and Portsmouth Harbour plus a 4 minute ferry ride to Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays which has over 90 designer retail outlets, 30 restaurants/cafes/bars, a 14 screen Cinema, Bowling Alley, Casino, Jongleurs Comedy Club, Tiger Tiger Nightclub and the iconic Spinnaker Tower. The tower is the UK’s second tallest publicly accessible building where you can stand on its splendid viewing platforms and look out over the water to The Isle of Wight and then back inland as far as the eye can see.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Southampton: 30.0 km
Railway: Portsmouth Harbour: 3.0 km
Ferry: Portsmouth: 2.5 km
The nearest airports are Southampton, approximately 30km away, or Bournemouth, around 80km, and Gatwick and Heathrow are the nearest London airports. You can train into Portsmouth Harbour and hop straight on the 4 minute ferry to Gosport where we are situated approximately 3km away from the terminal or alternatively into Fareham which is 8km from the house.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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